Abstract: This research aims to find out the roles of Emotional Intelligence (EI) towards work commitment and satisfaction in teaching profession. The research was carried out by means of a questionnaire survey. Samples of the research consist of 1,200 teachers from 60 schools. The Emotional Competence Inventory (ECI) by Boyatzis, Goleman and HayMcBer was used to measure EI while Job Diagnostic Survey (JDS) by Hackman and Oldman was used to measure work satisfaction as well as the work commitment questionnaire by Carson and Bedeian. The result based on Pearson correlation analysis shows that EI has positive and significant relationship with the work commitment and satisfaction variables.
Syed Sofian Syed Salim, Samsiah Mohd Jais, Mohammad Aziz Shah Mohamed Arip and Nor Haslin Mohd Adnan, 2015. The Roles of Emotional Intelligence (EI) Towards Work Commitment and Satisfaction in Teaching Profession. The Social Sciences, 10: 294-297.